Three serving and a retired Army official, accused in a defamation case argued in a Delhi court that no part of their official duty could be construed as an offence.
A major tragedy was averted through timely detection of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund in Kashmir, Army officials said on Sunday.
Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Sunday visited the frontier areas of Baramulla district including Aman Setu at Kaman Post to review the security situation along the Line of Control.
Centre told SC that 73 army officials of various ranks have been punished with disciplinary action for illegal sale of weapons.
This is General James Mattis` fifth visit to Pakistan in his 11 months as CENTCOM commander.
Militants ambushed Pakistani security forces at checkpoints in two regions close to the Afghan border Saturday, sparking gunbattles that left 22 insurgents and two troops dead, officials said.
Taliban, in a sudden upsurge of
violence, carried out ambushes on Pakistani forces near the
Afghan border killing eight soldiers even as a suicide bomber
hit a police station in nearby lawless South Waziristan.
Six Army officials, including a
Colonel, and a proprietor of a private firm have been
convicted by a CBI court in four graft cases.
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